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Puerto Rico Is Part Of the US: Here's A Few Things to Know -

Trees stripped of leaves and many knocked over by the winds of Hurricane Maria are seen on October 2, 2017 in Corozal, Puerto Rico. Joe Raedle / Getty Images. As President Donald Trump visits Puerto Rico on Tuesday, here are a few answers to questions ...and more »

Could Hurricane Maria Force a Change in Puerto Rico's Relationship to the US? - Americas Quarterly

Hurricane Maria, which devastated Puerto Rico, was the third major storm to hit the U.S. in a month. It followed fast in the wake of Hurricane Harvey and Hurricane Irma, which concentrated their damage on Florida and Texas. Their quick succession ...and more »

A tale of two Puerto Ricos: What Trump saw — and what he didn't - Washington Post

CAGUAS, PUERTO RICO — The Puerto Rico that President Trump saw during his four-hour visit on Tuesday afternoon was that of Angel Pérez Otero, the mayor of Guaynabo, a wealthy San Juan suburb known for its amenity-driven gated communities that ...and more »

Trump in Devastated Puerto Rico: You've Thrown Budget 'Out of Whack' - Newsmax

Trump pledged an all-out effort to help the island but added: "Now I hate to tell you, Puerto Rico, but you've thrown our budget a little out of whack because we've spent a lot of money on Puerto Rico. And that's fine. We've saved a lot of lives." He ...and more »

Puerto Ricans Hope President Trump Gets an Eyeful of Devastation During Visit -

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Puerto Ricans remained in survival mode on the eve of President Donald Trump's visit — and many residents were downright exasperated. "He's pretty late," Bethsaida Colón said Monday as she waited in a wheelchair in line at the ...and more »

Trump says Puerto Rico didn't suffer a 'real catastrophe' like Katrina - Yahoo News

President Trump kicked off his visit to hurricane-ravaged Puerto Rico Tuesday by continuing to applaud his own federal recovery efforts while simultaneously attempting to downplay the devastation caused by Hurricane Maria, which has left 95 percent of ...and more »

Puerto Ricans are Americans, too! But they live in a 'zombie state' - CNN

(CNN) Throughout President Donald Trump's visit to Puerto Rico on Tuesday, he's combating the perception that the federal government did less for the island territory after Hurricane Maria than it did for the US states that suffered damage after ...and more »

Puerto Rico Governor: A Quarter Of the Island Should Have Power Next Month -

People take water from tanks in a truck in Juventud neighborhood , in Toa Alta, Puerto Rico, on October 1, 2017.HECTOR RETAMAL / AFP - Getty Images. About a quarter of Puerto Rico will regain power by next month, said Puerto Rico's governor, Ricardo ...and more »

Trump Lobs Praise, and Paper Towels, to Puerto Rico Storm Victims - New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump ventured on Tuesday to a storm-ravaged American island territory where residents have felt neglected by their government, telling Puerto Rican officials that they should be proud that only 16 people were known to have ...and more »

Puerto Rico's Hospitals Still in Triage Mode, 2 Weeks After Maria -

Get breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings. SUBSCRIBE. SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Two weeks after Hurricane Maria ravaged this island, doctors and nurses are still in nonstop triage, ...and more »